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Ernest E. and Gertrude Annear Poole Memorial Scholarship
Grad Studies at UPEI
|Process:||Application: Cover Letter of Interest; Updated CV; Official Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate programs)|
|Description:||Awarded to a graduate student in the Faculty of Science who is studying Environmental Sciences - Watershed Integrity. Students will submit a Letter of Interest, Updated CV and Official Transcripts for consideration by the committee.|
|Background:||This scholarship was established by John and Barbara Poole and family in memory of John's parents, Ernest E.and Gertrude (Annear) Poole. Ernest Edward Poole was born in Prince Edward Island in 1883. His great-grandfather, John Poole, settled inBrudenell, PEI, in 1808. Ernest E. Poole was educated in grade and high schools in his native provinceincluding Business College in Charlottetown. Following Business College, Ernest took up the study ofarchitecture and reinforced concrete engineering. Ernest was associated with his father in the millingindustry. In 1913, Ernest incorporated Poole Construction, Limited, and moved the company to Regina,S askatchewan In 1913, Ernest Poole married Gertrude Inez Annear who was also born in Prince Edward Island and was educatedin the public schools and the Prince of Wales College, UPEI's predecessor institution. Ernest and Gertruderaised a family of four children: John, Ruth, George, and Inez. To commemorate Mr. and Mrs. Poole's memory in their native province, John and Barbara Poole created The ErnestE. and Gertrude Annear Poole Memorial Scholarship, which will assist UPEI research graduate students inachieving their educ ational goals and develop important research activity for our society.|